About the author
Her current projects explore the dynamics of contemporary birth timing, the economics and politics of women’s work—in the home and outside it, and the later poetry of Marianne Moore.
Ready: Why Women Are Embracing the New Later Motherhood
(NY: Basic Books, 2007/2012 updated paperback)
Quotation and Modern American Poetry: “ ‘Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads’” (Houston: Rice UP, 1996)
The Critical Response to Marianne Moore (NY: Praeger, 2003), editor.
Recent conferences hosted by WGSS:
2011: Feminist Pedagogies: Interdisciplinarity, Transnational Practices, and the Production of Knowledge (PDF)
April 15, 2011
2008: Gender, Creativity and the New Longevity
November 13-15, 2008
2007: Drive FAMILY Friendly: Family Friendly Policy in Texas
November 14, 2007
2005: 21st-Century Motherhood: Change
October 20-22, 2005
The Friends of Women's Studies
The community support arm of the University of Houston Women WGSS
Program helps fund the program, the Women's Archive at the M.D. Anderson Library, and a variety of fellowships and scholarships. The Friends host the Living Archives Houston Women's History Series, and the annual Table Talk luncheon, celebrating the accomplishments of Houston women, among other projects.
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